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Masterpieces of Art | Egon Schiele | Klimt’s Protégé

Posted by Matteo Middlemiss

Egon Schiele (1890-1918) made no attempt to hide his desire to befriend Gustav Klimt (1862-1918). His admiration for Klimt, the star of the Viennese art circle, grew from his domination of the avant garde art scene in the early 20th century. In 1907 he became determined to meet Klimt. He had heard that Klimt had his own admiration for those who sought to be successful.

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Topics: Masterpieces of Art, Modern Art, art, egon schiele

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